Browse Ageing Research Programmes
German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft)
Need some help?
If you find yourself getting a bit lost, try using one of the links below to get back to the beginning:
- ◀ Go back to the start page
You can search the whole database for specific search terms, choose a country or browse by category.
- ◀ Perform an advanced search
Useful when you know what you're looking for, and where the data might be stored.
- Browse all Research Centres and Funders
See a list of all centres from where you can view details and the programmes and projects that are associated with that centre/funder.
- Browse all Research Programmes
See a list of all the research programmes in the database. When you look at one you will automatically see which Research Funder/Centre it belongs too, and you can explore this programme's projects or see other programmes within the same funder/centre.
- Browse all Researchers
Individual researchers are not "attached" to any particular project or programme. If you want to narrow down the list you could choose a country on the start page and look at the list on the left of the page..
Total number of funded projects
Summary of key aims
The Research Grants Programme ("Normalverfahren") is based on the bottom-up principle, i.e. scientists can apply for research grants at any time in any given field of basic research. An openly accessible dtat bank in the internet contains all current research projects funded under the unmbrella of the research grant programme.
Therein, research projects dealing with many aspect of ageing can be found.
(a) In Brief
Name of Funding Instrument
To enable scientists and academics to carry out a research project on a specifically definded topic within a limited time period.
Qualified researchers (as a rule, those holding a doctorate) from all disciplines working at German research institutions.
Researchers working at institutions which serve purely commercial purposes or those who are not permitted to publish findings in a generally accessible form are not elibile to apply.
A research project of high scientific quality and originality, carried out at an international level.
Type and Extent of Funding
Staff costs/funding for one's own position, funds for scientific instrumentation, consumables,travel, miscellaneous (e.g. contracts awarded to third parties) and publication costs
The duration of funding is based on the indiviual project needs (as a rulle, several years).
Dunding for one's ow position is generally granted for two years.
First proposal: No submission deadline
Renewal proposal: At least 4 months before the approved funds have been exhausted.
Proposal Guidelines and Forms
1.02 Information on proposal formalities
Detailed information on proposal process is available under
Section Profile>Structure>Head Office>Department 11
Dr Paul Konigs
Deutsche Forshungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Is the project externally evaluated?
Who has evaluated, or will evaluate, the programme?
What forms of international collaboration does the programme support?
- ▪ Foreign collaborators working in their own countries
- ▪ Travel for foreign collaborators
- ▪ National researchers abroad
- ▪ Travel for national researchers
Interdisciplinary research is a strategic priority...
- For the programme ✔
- For the funding agency ✔
- Nationally ✔